Rhondda Jesus stolen

A church in the Rhondda is appealing for help after a model of the baby Jesus was stolen from its nativity scene. The theft took place during a service at the Blaencwm Chapel near Treherbert.

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Rhondda Jesus theft: "It just doesn't make sense"

"We were in there having a prayer meeting on Tuesday, and had the gates open" explained minister Ralph Upton.

"Obviously, people stole it while we were having the prayer meeting".

"It just seemed like a pointless action" says Irene Pearce, a local councillor.

"People have been sad and asking why people would do that. It just doesn't make sense"

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